It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.71 times 146.7 barleycorns.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 110 barleycorns. Thumb stopped growing at 76 barleycorns when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side).
In other words, 146.7 barleycorns is 0.694 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.44 times that amount.(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 211 barleycorns in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as Verne Troyer.
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.67 times 146.7 barleycorns.(1969-) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, is an LP with a height of 96 barleycorns. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about two-thirds as long as a Full Size Bed.
In other words, 146.7 barleycorns is 0.652 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.534 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 225 barleycorns from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-thirds as long as a Twin Size bed.
In other words, 146.7 barleycorns is 0.652 times the length of a Twin Size bed, and the length of a Twin Size bed is 1.534 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 225 barleycorns from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as long as a Man's Footstep.
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.63 times 146.7 barleycorns.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 93 barleycorns, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 190 barleycorns. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about three-fifths as tall as Michael Jordan.
In other words, 146.7 barleycorns is 0.621 times the height of Michael Jordan, and the height of Michael Jordan is 1.61 times that amount.(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 234 barleycorns tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 23.6 barleycorns shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.